Birth rate in Abu Dhabi increases by 34% in 10 years


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38,285 babies were born in 2018, compared with 28,456 in 2008.

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Published: Wed 31 Jul 2019, 12:11 PM

Last updated: Thu 1 Aug 2019, 8:57 AM

The number of live births registered in Abu Dhabi over the past ten years has increased by 34 per cent, with 38,285 babies born in 2018, compared with 28,456 in 2008.
According to a report issued by the Statistics Centre in Abu Dhabi, the number of live births nearly tripled between 1977 and 2018.

Abu Dhabi saw the highest percentage of births in 2018 with 57.3 per cent, Al Ain was second with 40.1 per cent, and Al Dhafra third with 3.5 per cent, the report stated.

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